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    1. August 17, 2016

      Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions

      Ukraine has urged western leaders to hold the line against Russian aggression in the country, saying there was no case...

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      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls for 'pragmatic' EU/UK talks

      US president Barack Obama has called for the UK and EU to avoid “protracted and adversarial” negotiations over...

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    1. July 6, 2016

      I am young and I voted Leave — and there are no regrets

      I should not have voted for Brexit. As a twentysomething London-dwelling grandchild of immigrants, polling and...

    2. July 5, 2016

      How Europe should respond to Brexit

      In October 1996, as the launch of the euro came closer, I argued that: “The choice looming for the UK is between being...

    3. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: rallying forth

      “[N]o single market à la carte,” – that’s the message from EU Council president Donald Tusk, as diplomats consider...

    4. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      EU warns UK: no 'single market a la carte'

      EU leaders have given their strongest signal yet that Britain will not be allowed to cherry pick its new relationship...

    5. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Sturgeon in Brussels: 'Will protect EU relationship'

      Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon discussed the politically vexed issue of the country’s future in the EU during...

    6. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Sturgeon to meet Juncker today in Brussels

      Nicola Sturgeon has flown to Brussels today for talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission,...

    7. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      EU prepares to meet Cameron: 'it's not like a Facebook status'

      Leaders from the EU’s 27 member states are preparing for their first round of talks with departing UK prime minister...

    8. June 26, 2016

      Brexit: Haunted Europe

      Weeks before Britain’s vote to leave the EU, Europe’s centre-right political party leaders gathered in Luxembourg to...

    9. June 24, 2016

      Merkel and Hollande must seize this golden chance

      The facts of political Europe have changed. Britain has made its choice and continental European leaders must do the...

    10. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: Cameron to be excluded from summit day 2

      A sign of things to come. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, has told the bloc’s now 27 leaders they will...

    11. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Merkel, Hollande, Tusk, Renzi to meet for post-Brexit summit

      Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi, European Council president Donald Tusk and...

    12. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      EU: Britain must start exit process 'as soon as possible'

      The EU’s senior leaders have asserted the bloc will continue with 27 member states and said they are ready to “launch...

    13. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: 'we will keep our unity as a 27 member bloc'

      Donald Tusk, president of the European Council has warned EU leaders are “determined to keep our unity as a 27″ after...

    14. June 21, 2016

      Brexit Countdown: 2 days to go

      The wrong John Browne Thank you, Fox News, famous for claiming that parts of the UK were “no-go zones” for non-Muslims....

    15. June 16, 2016

      The dubious lure of taking on the elite

      Brexiters are courting a protest vote. Fed up with Brussels? Worried about immigration? Then vote Leave. In real life...

    16. June 13, 2016

      EU referendum: Remain camp hands baton to Brown and Labour big hitters

      David Cameron will this week take a back seat in campaigning for Britain to stay in the EU, passing the baton to...

    17. Brussels Blog

      June 13, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Brexit soft landing?

      The polls are tightening, markets are jittery, and Downing Street is so alarmed it is relyingon Gordon Brown to save...

    18. May 26, 2016

      Brussels casts Boris Johnson in populist ‘horror scenario’

      Boris Johnson is telling distorted stories about the EU and is part of a “horror scenario” of rising populism, say...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      May 26, 2016

      G7 leaders plant trees

      Eikei Suzuki (L-R), governor of the Mie Prefecture, European Council President Donald Tusk, Italian Prime Minister...

    20. May 6, 2016

      Pope urges Europe’s leaders to renew push for integration

      Pope Francis has called for European leaders to make a new and audacious push for the continent’s integration, to...

    21. The World

      May 6, 2016

      EU chieftains bemoan European disunity

      The three EU chieftains– Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, and Martin Schulz – swapped the corridors of power in...

    22. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Greek creditors promise to talk about debt relief (soon)

      It’s nearly the summer, which must mean it’s time to worry about Greece again. Fears over the country’s future in the...

    23. April 27, 2016

      Tsipras request for EU summit on Greek debt falls on deaf ears

      Faced with slumping poll numbers at home and new austerity demands from abroad, Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s embattled...

    24. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Greek stocks slump; Tusk rejects emergency summit

      Donald Tusk, the European Council president who chairs EU summits, has rejected a Greek request to hold an emergency...

    25. Brussels Blog

      April 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Eurogroup grope

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    26. April 25, 2016

      Poland investigates claim Tusk aide influenced critic’s removal

      Poland has ordered an investigation into claims by a magazine that a senior adviser to European Council president...

    27. Brussels Blog

      April 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Tied to Turkey

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    28. April 23, 2016

      Angela Merkel visits refugee camp in Turkey

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel toured a refugee camp in southern Turkey with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu...

    29. April 20, 2016

      Matteo Renzi’s clarion call for Africa should be heeded

      Europe’s migrant crisis has entered a new phase. After a year in which more than a million people streamed on to the...

    30. March 18, 2016

      EU and Turkey agree deal to return migrants

      The EU and Turkey have agreed a deal that would see nearly all migrants systematically turned back from Greek islands...

    31. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      EU and Turkey agree outlines of refugee deal

      Brussels and Ankara have agreed an outline of a deal that will see all irregular migrants that land in Greece returned...

    32. Brussels Blog

      March 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Waiting for Davutoglu

      This is Friday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    33. March 17, 2016

      EU must not sacrifice Cyprus interests for Turkey deal, Tusk says

      The EU must not violate its legal principles or sacrifice the interests of Cyprus to reach a deal with Turkey to stop...

    34. Brussels Blog

      March 17, 2016

      Leaked: Tusk's draft EU-Turkey deal

      At a meeting of all 28 ambassadors to the EU late yesterday, aides to Donald Tusk, the European Council president,...

    35. Brussels Blog

      March 17, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Burden of proof

      This is Thursday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    36. Fast FT

      March 17, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: stakes raised over Turkey

      Another day, another crisis, another EU summit. The EU and Turkey are set for a collision over a sweeping refugee deal...

    37. March 16, 2016

      EU and Turkey on collision course over refugee deal

      The EU and Turkey are set for a collision over a sweeping refugee deal after Donald Tusk, the European Council...

    38. Fast FT

      March 16, 2016

      Sweeping EU refugee deal faces Cyprus snag

      The EU and Turkey are set for a collision over the terms of a sweeping refugee deal after European Council president...

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